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Catherine Schweikert (1909 - 1997)

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Catherine Schweikert
1909 - 1997
Born
October 31, 1909
Death
December 22, 1997
Last Known Residence
Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania 16137
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Catherine Schweikert of Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania was born on October 31, 1909, and died at age 88 years old on December 22, 1997.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 21142716

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Catherine Schweikert passed away at age 88 years old on December 22, 1997. Catherine Schweikert of Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania was born on October 31, 1909.

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Catherine Schweikert lived 13 years longer than the average Schweikert family member when she died at the age of 88.
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In 1909, in the year that Catherine Schweikert was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1961, at the age of 52 years old, Catherine was alive when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1975, at the age of 66 years old, Catherine was alive when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1989, when she was 80 years old, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1997, in the year of Catherine Schweikert's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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